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Basic Black; Conversation with Andrea Cabral, A


Basic Black Master Dub Conversation with Andrea Cabral Season 37 Program 3612 Broadcast Date: 6/30/3005 Producer Valerie Linson Length 26:46

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Basic Black
Conversation with Andrea Cabral, A
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THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

When Andrea Cabral was elected sheriff of Suffolk County in 2004, her victory was achieved through a coalition of black, white, and Latino voters — a combination rarely seen in Boston politics and a possible blueprint for future candidates of color.

Cabral is Massachusetts's first female sheriff and the first African American to hold a county office. Guest host Howard Manly talks with Cabral about her path to law enforcement and her vision for the Sheriff's Department.

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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Chicago: “Basic Black; Conversation with Andrea Cabral, A,” 06/30/2005, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_20603C593B91400399505DF694B7A7CF.
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